December 08, 2022

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The lives disrupted by COVID-19 in North Korea — in photos
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The lives disrupted by COVID-19 in North Korea — in photos

State media has reported nearly 5 million suspected cases during ongoing outbreak, with vulnerable North Koreans at risk

The lives disrupted by COVID-19 in North Korea — in photos
NK News
NK News July 18, 2022
North Korea’s Yonan town, border fence repairs and propaganda signs — in photos
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North Korea’s Yonan town, border fence repairs and propaganda signs — in photos

Vignettes of daily life in the DPRK from Kyodong and Ganghwa islands along the inter-Korean border

North Korea’s Yonan town, border fence repairs and propaganda signs — in photos
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 12, 2022
Snapshot North Korea: Photos from the inter-Korean border amid drought and COVID
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Snapshot North Korea: Photos from the inter-Korean border amid drought and COVID

Farmers plant rice, soldiers stand guard at border posts and nuns send prayers north

Snapshot North Korea: Photos from the inter-Korean border amid drought and COVID
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 20, 2022
Life imitating art: How North Korean propaganda shapes children — in photos
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Life imitating art: How North Korean propaganda shapes children — in photos

The DPRK uses music, slogans and art to indoctrinate citizens in the state’s socialist juche ideology from a young age

Life imitating art: How North Korean propaganda shapes children — in photos
NK News
NK News June 2, 2022
High-rises to harmonica houses: The places North Koreans call home — in photos
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High-rises to harmonica houses: The places North Koreans call home — in photos

Unequal living standards across the DPRK have resulted in diverse housing styles, some more comfortable than others

High-rises to harmonica houses: The places North Koreans call home — in photos
NK News
NK News May 6, 2022
Photos: Exploring Baengnyeong-do, one of South Korea’s most remote islands near the North
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Photos: Exploring Baengnyeong-do, one of South Korea’s most remote islands near the North

Island offers various ways to see and experience North Korea, heavy military presence and stunning scenery

Photos: Exploring Baengnyeong-do, one of South Korea’s most remote islands near the North
NK News
NK News May 4, 2022
‘Father Generalissimo is our eternal sun’: The cult of Kim Il Sung — in photos
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‘Father Generalissimo is our eternal sun’: The cult of Kim Il Sung — in photos

North Korea’s founding leader looms as a god-like figure in state propaganda, especially around his April 15 birthday

‘Father Generalissimo is our eternal sun’: The cult of Kim Il Sung — in photos
NK News
NK News April 15, 2022
Climate change and North Korea’s precarious natural beauty — in photos
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Climate change and North Korea’s precarious natural beauty — in photos

DPRK has taken some actions to combat global warming but faces daunting environmental problems

Climate change and North Korea’s precarious natural beauty — in photos
NK News
NK News April 5, 2022
‘Women are flowers’: How North Korean women navigate gender norms — in photos
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‘Women are flowers’: How North Korean women navigate gender norms — in photos

While the state demands cultural purity, women in the DPRK also find ways to define beauty and success on their terms

‘Women are flowers’: How North Korean women navigate gender norms — in photos
NK News
NK News March 21, 2022
Mothers, soldiers, laborers: The roles of women in North Korea — in photos
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Mothers, soldiers, laborers: The roles of women in North Korea — in photos

The DPRK claims to have established gender equality, but reality often doesn’t live up to the official pronouncements

Mothers, soldiers, laborers: The roles of women in North Korea — in photos
NK News
NK News March 7, 2022
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